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COURSE TOPICS

DNA - Basics of Structure and Analysis

Mapping Plant Genomes With Molecular Markers

Plant Domestication

Molecular Phylogenetics and Population Structure and Differentiation

Analysis of Plant Genomes with Molecular Markers

Mapping Quantitative Trait Loci

Linkage Disequilibrium and Association Mapping

Map-Based Cloning of Plant Genes

Map-Based Cloning of Plant Genes: On-line Resources

DNA Sequencing Technologies

Genome Sequencing: On-line Resources

Plant Genome Evolution: On-line Resources

Sequencing and Evolution of Plant Genomes

Plant Genome Organization and Structure

Cloning and Cloning Vectors

Plant Transposable Elements: On-line Resources

Plant Transposons

Plant Transcription, Transcription Factors, and Chromatic Remodeling: On-Line Resources

Transcription Animations

Plant Non-Coding RNAs: On-Line Resources

Higher Order Concepts: Second Half of Semester

Control of Plant Gene Expression by Cis-Acting Elements and Trans-Acting Factors

Genes Controlling Flower Development in Plants: Mendelian Genetics to Molecular Sequence

Transposon Tagging of Plant Gene

Analyzing Plant Gene Expression with Transgenic Plants